The SLC is now inBloom, a nonprofit provider of technology services aimed at connecting data, applications and people that work together to create better opportunities for students and educators.
inBloom comes to the Raleigh-Durham area March 23 - 24, 2013 for a hands-on Camp and EdTech Codeathon. inBloom Camps bring teachers and developers together to create new applications for teaching and learning, and to identify quality online content for the classroom. Through a fun and stimulating weekend of collaboration we invite participants to become part of a growing community of practitioners.
Education Innovators Invited:
o Teachers with a point of view about how technology might improve their lives as educators
o Teachers interested in working with developers to build and show prototype applications
o Developers who are interested in building better applications for teachers, students and parents
During the weekend the top 3 applications created will win:
o 1st Place: $2000 cash prize and $1000 in Amazon Web Services and 4 hours with an AWS Solution Architect.
o 2nd Place: $1000 cash prize and $500 in Amazon Web Services and 1 hour with an AWS Solution Architect.
o 3rd Place: $500 cash prize and $500 in Amazon Web Services and 1 hour with an AWS Solution Architect.
What’s on the Agenda – Workshops & Keynotes:
o The national mission of inBloom and its goal to reach 12 million children and educators.
o How access to reliable assignment and formative data can help teachers ensure more kids succeed.
o The inBloom Technology and what it enables the developer community to build for teachers in and out of the classroom.
o Ensuring easiest possible search and discovery of digital resources aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
o Describing Educational Content on the Web.
o (For developers and tech-educators) Getting Started on Your First Application.
o Staying engaged and helping to build the inBloom community.
You will want to bring your laptop, power cord, and a passion to revolutionize education! We will provide inspiration and expertise (as well as T-shirts and food). Please invite your peers and colleagues.
For more details see inBloom Camp Raleigh on the inBloom website. Follow @inBloomDev and the #inbloomcamp hashtags for event updates on Twitter.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about for event registration, logistics support or other details.
When & Where
The SLC is now inBloom! Our name has changed but our vision remains the same: inBloom is working to make personalized learning a reality for every U.S student.